west end

Teual Harper

A gun-wielding bandit targeting West End Beaumont convenience stores in the early morning hours of Oct. 11 was apprehended by Beaumont police who arrived to catch the suspect hiding behind a store that was just the target of an armed robbery.

According to information filed at the BPD, 46-year-old Teual Lashawn Harper was taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated robbery connected to two West End Beaumont robberies committed within minutes of each other.

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Johnathan Paul Smith (inset) has been arrested on multiple burglary warrants.

Police officers investigating a rash of burglaries in Beaumont’s West End arrested one suspect they believe participated in multiple crimes, stealing weapons, jewelry, electronics and numerous other items from several residences.

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Two serial auto burglars who have been targeting Beaumont’s west end are currently sitting in jail due to the swift response of the Beaumont Police Department's midnight patrol officers.

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Jehovah Jireh Place of Grace should be like this senior living complex on Major.

The debate over where a low-income senior living complex will be erected in Beaumont has come to an end, with a lone finalist awarded the state tax credits needed to fund development. 

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Jamison Dwight Monroe

Early Thursday morning, March 12, at around 3:57, BPD officers responded to an apartment in the 6500 block of Phelan in Beaumont in reference to an aggravated robbery that just occurred. Dispatch advised that the suspect held the victims up at gunpoint and entered the residence.

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A Beaumont mother and her daughter got a nasty surprise when an armed robber confronted them as they were leaving a West End restaurant on Jan. 3, reports the Beaumont Police Department.

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A 59-year-old Beaumont man is dead and a reportedly mentally ill resident of a rental home where the victim was working, a 34-year-old Beaumont man, is in custody for stabbing the man to death on Monday, April 7.

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